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I have heard fits and starts about this for more years than I care to guess at ... but after a very long time, someone – the SyFy Channel, in fact – is tackling what may be the most famous science-fiction novel ever written.That's right. I'm talking about Robert A. Heinlein's 1961 classic, Stranger in a Strange Land.I'm not certain what to grok about this, but I WILL keep an eye out for news.
Dec 15, 2016
I'll be watching, Loren.
Robert, I have at last checked out your novel, THE LAST BLADE OF GRASS, on Amazon. Congratulations. I like the cover. It looks compelling to me, too (terrific premise)--although I have to say "those distracting little mistakes" do crop up, even as early as in the first graph. It's a shame that more writers are not better served by astute editors who will catch such little things before a book hits the shelves. (And, in the summary, "criminals have free rein," not "reign.") Small matters. The problem, such as it is, lies in a reader's loss of confidence--and in a publisher's weakness in a crucial aspect of the trade. Shouldn't happen.I hope your sequel is selling, too. The readers' reviews seem strong.I wonder if you've read THE DOG STARS, by Peter Heller. It's an excellent treatment of themes and circumstances similar, I think, to yours. My own futuristic fantasy continues to sell well. Reviews have been few but very good, and the book has many fans. I'm at work on a sequel.
Dec 16, 2016